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Ilkley Moor

New Years Day Score Event

Wed 01 January, 2020

Level of event: Local

Type of event: Score

45 mins Score Event. Prizes for the silliest New Year Themed Hats!


Pre Event Info

Directions / Parking

Park in the car park at Darwin Gardens or on the LHS of Wells Road facing uphill.

There are no public toilets at Ilkley Moor. Please try and find some en route.

Registration & Start Times

Registration from 10.30

Mass start at 11.00 close to registration

Pin punching will be used.

Ilkley Moor is exposed moorland with slippery uneven surfaces. Although all the controls are below the summit plateau full leg and arm cover must be worn. In severe weather cagoules, hats, gloves and whistles may be compulsory.

Please bring them with you and be prepared to take them. A decision will be made on the day by the organiser and notified at registration. If severe extreme weather is predicted the event may be cancelled – please check the website before setting off.


Social get-together after event for AIRE members and invited guests at 22 Ashburn Place, Ilkley, LS29 9NW, free parking on Princess Road, 5 min walk (Ilkley streets now have parking restrictions)

Please let Peter and Sarah know by email, or by direct contact after 28th December, if you intend to come for the social. (The maps are already printed so no need to say you are coming to the event- unless you intend to bring a very large group.) Please bring some food and drink to share.


Entry Details

Seniors £4.00: Juniors & Students £2.00

Course Information

45 minutes Score Event.

Terrain Description

Moorland, rocky in places, with a good path network

Dog restrictions

On leads please.

Contacts / Officials

Organisers: Peter Haines 01943 607725 hainesilkley@yahoo.co.uk

Important Information

Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Insurance: Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events registered with British Orienteering and not joined an orienteering club which is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance

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